• Ephrata senior Kelly Liebl returns to lead the Lady Mounts.
    Ephrata looks to make a run at Section Two title

    A year ago, Ephrata overcame the loss of six seniors as some youngsters who were thrown into the fire grew up fast. The end result was a solid 10-12 overall campaign, which gave us a glimpse to...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Cocalico’s Sam Marino swims to a win in the 200 free Monday at Manheim Township.
    Eagle swimmers fall to Township

    Sometimes you know how good a team or a player is the minute you see them walk on the floor, the field or in this case, jump in the pool. There are times that you may not...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Ephrata’s Nate Zimmerman (right) pulls down a rebound in front of Manheim Central’s Ryan Carlino during Monday’s season-opener.
    Walsh, Barons spoil Mounts’ season debut

    The odds weren’t good for the Ephrata boys. The fact that their opening-night opponent Manheim Central had all its starters back from the team that advanced to the District Three Triple-A championship game last year was one...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Members of the Ephrata girls basketball team celebrate their title at the Fleetwood Tournament this past Saturday. In the championship game, the Lady Mounts upended the host Tigers, 49-45 in overtime.
    Lady Mounts win title at Fleetwood Tourney

    Ephrata girls Coach Mike Garman has seen just about everything in his years on the sidelines. However, Saturday’s Fleetwood Tournament title game between his Lady Mounts and the host Tigers may just take the cake for one...

    • Posted December 10, 2014
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  • Ephrata senior Nathan Zimmerman is the top returnee for the Mounts.
    Mounts eager to build on last year’s success

    Ephrata enters the 2014-15 boys basketball campaign with a little bit of steam after earning its best finish and first non-losing season in nine years a season ago. The Mounts finished the year at 11-11 and nearly...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Cocalico junior Tucker Lescoe is back to lead the Eagle attack.
    Eagles expect to be in the mix in new Section Three home

    The 2014-15 boys baketball season will be one of change for Cocalico, which drops down from Section Two to Section Three. The Eagles traded places with Garden Spot for the next two-year cycle because of realignment numbers....

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Ephrata graduate Brody Myers will lead Bloomsburg into the national D-II quarterfinals this weekend.
    Myers, Bloomsburg in D-II national quarterfinals

    This Saturday at noon, Brody Myers will trot onto the football field at Athens, West Virginia as the starting fullback for Bloomsburg University as the Huskies compete in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Division II Championships....

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Cocalico finished on the wrong side of the scoreboard Friday night in the District Three finals at Hersheypark Stadium. Above, the team huddles together in the endzone following its 41-0 loss to Bishop McDevitt. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    McDevitt rolls over Cocalico in District finals

    Time and time again this year, Cocalico overcame adversity and certain setbacks (not to mention a slew of key injuries) to put together what turned out to be a storybook season. Unfortunately, there were no happy endings...

    • Posted December 3, 2014
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  • Jordan Page
    Page, ‘Cuse fall to UConn in title game

    In its first-ever NCAA Tournament final, the No. 4 Syracuse University field hockey team suffered a 1-0 setback to No. 3 Connecticut on Sunday afternoon at the Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex on the campus of the...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Cocalico team members Denny Boyer (52) and John Fry (54), as well as others, celebrate the Eagles 24-6 victory over Daniel Boone Friday in the District semifinals. Cocalico earned a trip to the finals where they’ll face unbeaten Bishop McDevitt Friday night at Hersheypark Stadium.
    Eagles headed to Hershey

    Punch ticket to District finals with 24-6 win over Boone Back in Week Five, Cocalico was humbled, 42-0 by Lampeter-Strasburg on its home turf. At the time, no one would have predicted the Eagles would be playing...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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